Twitter is…strange.

First, I need to say that it’s been a blessing so far, in that within the span of 3.5 months, I’ve met several hundred people with whom I share some otherwise-uncommon traits.  And I’ve received a metric tonne of support and friendship.  I’ve hooked into a whole community of very awesome people. But there’s a … More Twitter is…strange.

Fruitcakes and Cornflakes: How lunacy in alternative medicine harms people, Part 2:

Although I staunchly support the responsible and appropriate use of natural healthcare, there are standards.  Standards as to who should be doing what, under what license, and in which cases.  I’ve written before about the irresponsible and potentially-dangerous thinking among some “natural” “practitioners” (unlicensed, deficient in real training), and a situation popped up recently that … More Fruitcakes and Cornflakes: How lunacy in alternative medicine harms people, Part 2:

The Long Dark Tea-Time of My iPhone

I like the idea of technology.  I love what it is supposed to do.  I love how it’s supposed to help make our lives easier.  I’m amazed at the ever-evolving and ever-expanding capabilities, former-pipe-dreams-turned-possibilities. But for some reason, I’m jinxed.  My relationship with technology is a one-way street; it doesn’t love me back.  It never … More The Long Dark Tea-Time of My iPhone

Beating anxiety (How it feels to start a business)

I’m cold. I’m wrapped in a blanket, even though anyone else would say it’s plenty warm in the room.  I want nothing more than to disappear, to become one with the blankets I’m wrapped up in. I’m quiet. Incapable of saying much.  My brain is far too busy and conflicted for that.  I am petrified, … More Beating anxiety (How it feels to start a business)

I think I might be a spoonie… (at least, I often feel like one)

Today, I’m reminded of how much I feel like a Spoonie.  (For those who haven’t yet heard of the Spoon Theory, it’s a subjective–but not invalid–way of measuring how tough it is for people with chronic issues to make it through daily life.  An excellent description can be found here (link to Wiki article; I … More I think I might be a spoonie… (at least, I often feel like one)